Definition: This entry provides the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people. Hospital beds include inpatient beds available in public, private, general, and specialized hospitals and rehabilitation centers. In most cases, beds for both acute and chronic care are included. Because the level of inpatient services required for individual countries depends on several factors - such as the burden of disease - there is no global target of number of hopital beds per country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Hospital bed density map
Which country has the world's best healthcare system?
The Guardian - 2/9/2016 6:56:28 AM
We compare the systems in some of the world’s leading countries for healthcare ... admitted as an inpatient but may be liable for hospital charges. The charge for an overnight stay in a public bed in a public hospital is €75 per day up to a maximum ...
I Traveled the World From My Hospital Bed
Yahoo News - 2/10/2016 3:27:42 AM
Devan Sipher was a world traveler. And then a terrible accident landed him in a hospital bed. It may have turned out to be the ... Malaya also described a beautiful, verdant country when she spoke of the Philippines. Though Malaya had worked in New York ...
Syrians Desperate to Escape What U.N. Calls ‘Extermination’ by Government
New York Times - 2/8/2016 6:03:22 PM
On Monday, as international pressure mounted on Turkey to allow the refugees in, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was in Ankara pressing the Turks to prevent the two million Syrians already in the country ... was lying in a hospital bed in Kilis.
Beds are in short supply at some mental health units for children and young people
ITV - 2/8/2016 1:28:22 AM
Imagine a world where a child is diagnosed with cancer and then denied ... surgery is forced to drive hundreds of miles away from their family in search of a hospital bed. When it comes to mental healthcare this is often a reality, especially when it ...
IFC Supports Odisha to Develop India's Largest Multi-hospital Public-Private Partnership Program
Orissa Diary - 2/8/2016 8:59:21 AM
Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneshwar: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group,is partnering with India ... Project will develop between up to a dozen hospitals with 50-200 beds each. At its full capacity of 2,400 beds, the project will increase ...
Inside a world class burn center, meet St. Louis' medical heroes
KSDK - 2/5/2016 8:44:25 PM
If someone in the Saint Louis area is badly burned in a fire-- chances are they'll be treated at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. It has one of top burn centers in the country. It's a 12 bed unit that treats about 250 patients a year. Depending on ...
Syrian fighters nurse physical, emotional wounds in Turkish hospital
France 24 - 2/8/2016 1:17:03 PM
Kasim Genco lies pale and in visible pain on a Turkish hospital bed close to the Syrian border ... Syrians are waiting in the cold and rain in the no-man’s land between the two countries as Turkish officials provide mixed messages on the latest crisis.
Financial turmoil half a world away is melting Minnesota’s iron country
Washington Post - 2/3/2016 8:39:38 PM
The country that had helped power the world economy for years is now sowing fear across ... Hill’s wife is working fewer shifts as a nurse at the local hospital as residents draw out their medical appointments. At Blomberg’s gas station, early morning ...
World health agency expects Zika virus, linked to birth defects, to reach U.S.
Los Angeles Times - 1/27/2016 11:00:57 AM
This week the World Health ... occurred outside the country. U.S. health authorities are monitoring for Zika in mosquitoes and people and at some point could advise pregnant women to stay inside or sleep under insecticide-treated bed nets.
Is Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital still the world's third largest?
rdm.co.za - 2/10/2016 5:36:33 AM
She told Africa Check that a lot of the initial stress on the hospital’s size came from the minority National Party government which wanted to show that it looked after black people in the country ... in the world by number of beds, [with 3 294 ...
UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo
News-Times - 2/9/2016 7:42:24 PM
The country's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged the world to speak out against Russia for "mercilessly ... "I went to buy (biscuits)," the girl said from her hospital bed at the Kilis hospital. "When the plane came I started running.
Taiwan; A Memory Of A Trip By Wale Okediran
Sahara Reporters - 1/31/2016 11:56:28 PM
Taiwan is one of the most densely populated countries in the world with a population of 23 million and ... with 18.77 physicians and 67.79 hospital beds per 10,000 people (Nigeria; 4.1 and 5) and an average life expectancy at 79.98 compared to Nigeria ...
Mothers’ health at risk in rush to get them out of hospital
The Scotsman - 2/6/2016 7:10:10 PM
THE pressure to rush women out of hospital after they give birth could ... “Scotland has aspirations to be the best place in the world to raise children, but post-natal care in this country is struggling. That’s why it’s often referred to as a ...
GCC to spend $4.8b on home health care services by 2025
Saudi Gazette - 1/30/2016 9:05:51 PM
Despite investment in recent years, demand for quality care continues to outpace supply as GCC countries continue to rank among the highest in the world on risk factors ... cared for in an acute-care hospital occupying beds dedicated for acute cases ...
Lorain nurse rediscovered as heroine of World War I
The Morning Journal - 1/31/2016 4:39:48 PM
McDermott also was heralded in her lifetime for her service as a Red Cross nurse with the U.S. Army in World War I. Finding her name ... to the Army Office of Medical History. The hospital had 1,020 beds, with emergency capacity up to 1,500 beds.